Source: HT News Service.
Published on: December 1, 2023


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YG Entertainment’s BABYMONSTER Breaks K-pop Records, Surpassing aespa’s ‘Black Mamba’ on Global YouTube with ‘BATTER UP’.

BABYMONSTER’s debut MV BATTER UP is finally here! YG Entertainment’s youngest all-girl group has made a global impact, breaking multiple records. The group, consisting of members Chiquita, Ruka, Haram, Rora, Pharita, Asa, and Aheyon (temporarily inactive), has not only made a powerful debut but is leading several musical charts just hours after the release. BATTER UP has climbed the iTunes and YouTube charts setting two big new records. 

BABYMONSTER’s debut MV BATTER UP breaks records

Released on November 27, the debut single of YG Entertainment’s 5th generation girl group has landed on the number position of global iTunes in 20 countries.

This includes the Philippines, Peru, Malaysia, Chile, Argentina, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Singapore, and counting.

With ‘BATTER UP,’ BABYMONSTER had an incredible first release, garnering 22.590 million views on the first day. With 25,782,727 views so far on YouTube (at the time of writing), the song is still at number one globally. With 21.44 million views and climbing, the track has surpassed aespa’s Black Mamba record of 21.42 million views in the first 24 hours to become the most-viewed debut MV by a Korean Group on YouTube.


Following in the footsteps of K-pop superstar BLACKPINK, YG Entertainment’s second girl group, BABYMONSTER, is made up of seven members. The group welcomes diversity, with members from Thailand (Chiquita and Pharita), Japan (Ruk and Asa), Korea (Haram, Ahyeon, and Rora), and Thailand (Asa). Ahyeon despite being one of the fan favorites during her time on the survival show, stayed out from the debut due to medical reasons. However, the K-pop idol was spotted arriving at YG’s headquarters on the debut day, sparking rumors about her potential comeback and departure from the group.

Disclaimer: Except the headline and synopsis, this story has been taken from the HT News Service.